여동생

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Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 女同生, from (female) + 同生 (younger sibling)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jʌ̹do̞ŋsʰɛ̝ŋ]

IPA(key) [jʌ̹do̞ŋsʰɛ̝ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR yeodongsaeng
RR (translit.) yeodongsaeng
MC yŏdongsaeng
Yale yetongsayng

Noun[edit]

여동생 (yeodongsaeng) (hanja 女同生)

  1. little sister, younger sister
Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Koreans usually say just 동생 (dongsaeng) without distinguishing genders.

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